We are delighted to introduce the 2019 NYSHEX Member Council. The Member Council is designed to consist of leaders from the shipping industry - three BCOs, three NVOCCs, and three carrier representatives. The role of the Member Council is to propose recommendations or updates to NYSHEX operations, processes, and technology – acting as the voice of all current and future members to ensure the exchange remains a collaborative solution for all in the industry.
Throughout my career, I’ve attended the South Carolina International Trade Conference (SCITC) in Charleston. Every time I go, I am reminded of what Rhett Butler says in Gone with the Wind – “I'm going back to Charleston, where there is still a little grace and civility left in the world.” Once again, this held true at this year’s 45th annual SCITC Conference where I felt the welcoming embrace of the Holy City.
When George Washington said, “Agriculture is the most healthful, most useful, and most noble employment of man,” he understood the dedication and hard work of U.S. farmers and the importance of this work. Now, moving into the fall agricultural (agri) harvest season, we’re looking at the challenges impacting these diligent U.S. farmers as they prepare their crops for export.
Damco’s high profile realignment with Maersk Line has been making headlines —and its strategic moves on NYSHEX are making customers especially happy this peak season.